Calendar

Dec
10
Wed
2014
“Integrated Design and Control of Sustainable Communities During Emergencies” Special Seminar @ Latrobe Hall, room 106
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The Sensor Technology and Risk Mitigation (STIRM) Lab is pleased to host Dr. Gian Paolo Cimellaro, who will present the seminar “Integrated Design and Control of Sustainable Communities During Emergencies” this Wednesday. More…

Apr
20
Mon
2015
Seminar: Healthcare and the Environment: Emissions and Effects of Surgical Models and their Material Use @ 328 Malone Hall
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Dr. Cassandra Thiel

Dr. Cassandra Thiel is a Fulbright-Nehru Fellow studying the lifecycle impacts of cataractsurgery at Aravind Eye Hospitalin Pondicherry, India. Dr.Thiel obtained her BS in Civil Engineering from Michigan Technological University in 2009 and completed her PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 2013.

 

 

 

Healthcare and the Environment: Emissions and Effects of Surgical Models and their Material Use

The growing field of sustainability research endeavors to confront a fundamental challenge of our society- how  do we streamline our current consumption while simultaneously ensuring we can achieve our future requirements?In no area is this more evident than US healthcare. Spending on healthcare has reached nearly 18% of the USGDP. More

 

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